Innovation Entrepreneurship and Management



Academic Unit: Department of Business Administration

Program Objectives: The aim of this program is to ensure that graduate degree holders of this program have the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills listed below;

  • To have the knowledge of personal and institutional entrepreneurship features, to use the measuring techniques and to improve the dynamics of entrepreneurship and innovation within the institution,
  • To have a good command of business start-up, investment alternatives and risk management; economics, finance and management theories and concepts related to entrepreneurship theory; creative and innovative business development techniques,
  • To administer small and medium sized enterprises and large scale enterprises,
  • To take an active role in creating a system for growth management, institutionalization, governance, branding and auditing,
  • To have strategic management skills, problem solving skills and a scientific (analytical and holistic) approach,
  • To use global and national resources effectively.

Medium of Instruction: Turkish

International Student Quotas: International student quotas are announced on the Graduate School of Social Sciences web site ( before the applications are open, each fall and spring semesters.

Admissions Calendar: Admissions calendar is announced on the Graduate School of Social Sciences web site ( before the applications are open, each fall and spring semesters.

Application Link: (Applicants are advised to check the academic calendar first and send their applications only during the application period.)

Admission Requirements: Admissions requirements announced on the Graduate School of Social Sciences web site ( before the applications are open, each fall and spring semesters.


Who can apply?

In-Field Quotas

Bachelor degree holders of Banking and Finance, Banking and Insurance, Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Econometrics, Economics and Finance, Economics, Financial Econometrics, Entrepreneurship, Public Relations and Advertising, Public Relations and Publicity, Airline Operations, Economics, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Business Information Management, Business Informatics, Business Engineering, Business Administration and Economics, Public Administration, Hotel Management, Logistics, Logistic Management, Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Accounting and Auditing, Accounting and Finance Management, Marketing, Capital Markets and Portfolio Management, Capital Market, Insurance, Insurance and Risk Management, Insurance and Social Security, Civil Aviation Management, Political Sciences and International Relations, Political Science and Public Administration, Tourism, Tourism Management, Tourism and Hotel Management, Transportation and Logistics, International Relations, International Finance and Banking, International Entrepreneurship, International Business Administration, International Business Administration and Trade, International Logistics and Transportation, International Logistics Management, International Retail Management, International Trade and Finance, International Trade and Financing, International Trade and Business Administration, International Trade and Logistics, International Trade and Logistics Management, International Trade and Marketing, International Trade, Logistics and Management, Management Information Systems, Management Sciences programs should apply to in-field quotas.

Out-of-Field Quotas

Others should apply to out-of-field applicant quotas.


Compulsory Courses:


Course Title in Turkish

Course Title in English

Course Type

Number of Credits


Girişim Yolculuğu 1

Journey of Entrepreneurship I

Required by the program



Girişim Yolculuğu-2

Journey of Entrepreneurship II

Required by the program



İnovasyon Yönetimi

Innovation Management

Required by the program



Proje Yönetimi

Project Management

Required by the program



Araştırma Yöntemleri ve Bilimsel Etik

Research Methods and Scientific Ethics

Required by the Council of Higher Education





Required by the Council of Higher Education




Elective Courses:


Course Title in Turkish

Course Title in English

Number of Credits


Günümüz İşletmelerin Yönetimi

Management of Today's Organizations



İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi

Human Resource Management



İşletme Ekonomisi

Business Economics



Stratejik Yönetim

Strategic Management



Finansal Muhasebe

Financial Accounting



Risk Sermayesi ve Büyüme Finansmanı

Risk Capital and Financing of Growth



Uluslararası Pazarlama

International Marketing



Araştırma Yöntemleri

Research Methods



Akademic Staff:

  • Prof. Dr. Salih DURER
  • Prof. Dr. Kenan AYDIN
  • Prof. Dr. İbrahim KIRCOVA
  • Prof. Dr. Esin CAN
  • Prof. Dr. Güler ARAS
  • Prof. Dr. Yonca GÜROL
  • Prof. Dr. Cemal ZEHİR
  • Prof. Dr. Nihat ERDOĞMUŞ
  • Prof. Dr. Selim AREN
  • Prof. Dr. Halit KESKİN
  • Prof. Dr. Ali Ekber AKGÜN
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Turhan ERKMEN
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Arzu ÖZSÖZGÜN ÇALIŞKAN
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Pınar BÜYÜKBALCI
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Yasemin BAL
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Ceren ERDİN GÜNDOĞDU
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Halil Emre AKBAŞ
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Emel ESEN
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Ebru ENGİNKAYA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Arzu KARAMAN AKGÜL
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Serdar BOZKURT
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Yasin ŞEHİTOĞLU
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Sema AYDIN
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Reşat SARAOĞLU
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Gökmen GÜNDOĞDU
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Sadiye OKTAY
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Ayşe DEMİRHAN
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Esin ERTEMSİR
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Özlem KUTLU FURTUNA
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Tuğçe OZANSOY ÇADIRCI
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Aygül TURAN
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Hasan Ali KAPLAN
  • Res. Asst. Dr. Seda CANİKLİ
  • Res. Asst. Gizem KÖSE
  • Res. Asst. Alper TAŞTEKİN
  • Res. Asst. Tuğba HIDIRLAR
  • Res. Asst. Sergül TÜRKOĞLU
  • Res. Asst. Sanem KAPTANOĞLU
  • Res. Asst. Mehmet ÇAĞLAR
  • Res. Asst. Semih YILMAZER
  • Res. Asst. Hatice Tuğba ETLİOĞLU
  • Res. Asst. Gökhan ÖZKAYA
  • Res. Asst. Selahaddin Şamil FİDAN
  • Res. Asst. Ayşe Merve URFA
  • Res. Asst. Zeynep AKSOY
  • Res. Asst. Berkay BULUT
  • Res. Asst. Barış Can CANTÜRK
  • Res. Asst. Serap AKTOGAN
  • Res. Asst. Bertaç Şakir ŞAHİN


Graduation Requirements:

In order to graduate from the program, students are required;

  • to take at least 7 courses (21 local credits/ 120 ECTS), two of which are required by the department
  • to pass the “Seminar” and “Research Methods and Scientific Ethics” courses,
  • to pass all courses with at least CB grade and have at least 2.50/4.0 GPA,
  • to comply with the publication requirement,
  • to register to “Lecture on Specialized Field” and “MA Thesis” courses in order to write a thesis, after completing the required number of credits,
  • to pass the MA thesis defense successfully.


Publication Requirement:

MA students are required to meet at least one of the following requirements which has to be related to their thesis and done in cooperation with their thesis supervisor(s):

  1. An oral/ poster presentation at a national/ international refereed academic congress
  2. An academic article published or accepted for publication at a national/ international refereed academic journal


Department Location: Davutpaşa Campus, Esenler, Istanbul, Turkey


Admissions Contact:


E-mail Address


Graduate School of Social Sciences,


Department Contact:

Name- Surname

E-mail Address

Phone Number

Prof. Dr. Salih DURER

+90 212 383 67 26

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halil Emre AKBAŞ

+90 212 383 67 24

Asst. Prof. Dr. Tuğçe OZANSOY ÇADIRCI

+90 212 383 64 25